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Fried Rice

I got this recipe from my dear friend, Jen and adapted it just a bit. Jen loves to cook Asian food and has always inspired me to cook it more often. This fried rice is extremely easy to make...

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Asian Chicken Breasts

I recently made an Asian Pork Tenderloin for my husband’s birthday. We all really enjoyed the dish so I thought I would try the marinade with chicken breasts. My husband grilled them to perfection while I boiled and reduced...

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Roasted Vegetable and Kale Soup and a Giveaway

My son was home from school with a terrible cough and cold. It was a really gloomy, cold and rainy day so I decided to make a big batch of vegetable soup. I found this recipe for Roasted Vegetable...

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Wild Mushroom Agnolotti with Roasted Marinara Sauce

I recently received a package in the mail from Foodbuzz. I was so excited to see this ravioli inside. With my daughter’s soccer games two nights a week, I need to have quick and easy recipes to prepare. I...

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Razor Clams

Time to vent. I found out today (thank you so much for your help Kathy) that my blog has been the victim of many blog scrapers. Not only are they taking my entire posts, recipes and photos but they...

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Green Beans with Feta and Dill

I was searching through my favorite sites, Tastespotting and Foodgawker, for a side dish idea. I saw this amazing looking green bean side dish and knew it would be perfect to serve with my razor clams (recipe to come)....

Mexican Rice Casserole

Mexican Rice Casserole

An old friend used to make this Mexican rice casserole for me all the time. I started craving it the other day and decided to try and recreate it myself. We had friends coming for dinner and I figured...

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Southwestern Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

If you visit my blog you know I love Mexican food. I needed to create a delicious salad to go with the different Mexican entrees that I make. This salad is a great combination of textures and flavors and...

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Breakfast Skillet

I have been fighting a terrible cold for over a week and I’ve had no desire to cook big meals. I was craving a skillet breakfast so I decided to make it for dinner. My kids don’t like eggs...

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Kung Pao Chicken

I have always been intimidated by cooking Asian cuisine. I think it’s hard for me because I like to cook my food low and slow while most Asian cooking is hot and fast. My friend Kyle recently had us...